Meo Vac, Ha Giang, Vietnam
Meo Vac, Ha Giang, Vietnam

Meo Vac - Ha Giang

Meo Vac District of Ha Giang is 150km from the provincial capital town of Ha Giang Province. Meo Vac shares the border with Dong Van District of Ha Giang Province and Bao Lam District of Cao Bang Province. Meo Vac has most of the terrain in the Rock Plateau of Dong Van and above 1000m above sea level. The road from Meo Vac Town to Dong Van Town is 23km which is via the sublime beauty of Ma Pi Leng Pass. Meo Vac has a harsh climate in the winter which is from November to April with dry and freezing cold weather.

 

 Town of Meo Vac Ha Giang Vietnam
The Town of Meo Vac Ha Giang Vietnam

 

The fabled mountains of Meo Vac Ha Giang Vietnam
The draw card for the travellers to travel to Meo Vac is the sublime mountains that never out of sight

Meo Vac is inhabited by different ethnic minorities including the H'mong, the King, Tay, Dzao...Most ethnic groups have maintained their culture untouched from the outside world. Traveling to Meo Vac was almost impossible earlier, transport has been made much easier by the newly-made systems of roads which offer heavenly beauty of nature. Paradissa offers adventure tours by jeep and motorbike tours through Meo Vac. Paradissa is also in the process of researching and developing trekking tours with homestay in the area of Meo Vac.

Meo Vac Market
Meo Vac Market is on Sunday morning only

 

 Meo Vac Market
It's easy to recognize those who come to the market are from H'mong, Tay, Zao, Giay communities....

 

 Meo Vac Market
The busiest time of Meo Vac market is from 07:00 AM to 10:00 A.M

 

 Meo Vac Market
While the women come to the market mainly for trade, the men come mainly for socializing and drinking